Groups

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Alliance for Green Socialism

Political organisation promoting socialism, protection of our environment, and the link between the two.


Café Economique

Events about economics and its impact on your life


Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy

The ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP) brings together some of the world’s leading researchers on climate change economics and policy, from many different disciplines. Its mission is to advance public and private action on climate change through rigorous, innovative research.


Friends of Leeds Kirkgate Market

Friends of Leeds Kirkgate Market is a new group for everyone – customers, traders, citizens and visitors – who love Kirkgate Market and want it to survive and flourish in its present form and not become yet another bland and soulless shopping centre.


Global Justice Leeds Youth Network

As part of the Global Justice Now youth network, we are a student-led democratic social justice organisation working as part of a global movement to challenge the powerful and create a more just and equal world.


Green Drinks Leeds

Monthly green networking event in Leeds


Hannah Directory

Hannah Directory celebrates all the great stuff people are doing in places in England's north and asks how even more of it can happen?


Journey to Justice

We are an alliance of artists, educators, students, youth groups, communities, human rights and faith organisations, filmmakers, musicians, historians, curators, trade unionists and politicians. We aim to inspire people to become active in social justice movements through learning from human rights movements. Our first project is a multi-media travelling exhibition programme focused on the US civil rights movement, its links to the UK and how it transcends time, place and issue with an emphasis on stories of local people challenging injustice.


Leeds Against TTIP

We are a Hub for coordinating resistance against TTIP in the Leeds area. Keep your eyes peeled for information on action you can take part in!


Leeds Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions - BDS

Leeds BDS is part of a global movement which calls for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel until it complies with international law and Palestinian rights. We are specifically campaigning for Sainsbury's, G4S, Coca Cola and Leeds City Council to adopt BDS.


Leeds Fairtrade Group

The Fairtrade mark guarantees that farmers in the developing world get a consistently fair price for their produce. Our group promotes Fairtrade In Leeds. We're very proud that our city has had Fairtrade status for 10 years. This means that many schools, universities, places of worship, shops and cafes are supporting the use of Fairtrade products. We organise regular events throughout the city to let more people know what Fairtrade is all about.


Leeds No Borders

Leeds No Borders is a grassroots campaign & support group fighting racist immigration controls. We believe that everyone should have the right to freedom of movement and call for an end to deportations and detention. We organise numerous campaigns and demonstrations including monthly protests outside Waterside Home Office reporting centre, monthly socials, film nights, anti-racist reading/discussion group & a letter writing group to people in detention & prison. Also offer signing support project & support individual anti-deportation campaings.


Leeds People's Assembly

An organisation dedicated to fighting the government's austerity programme. We are a broad, united campaign against cuts and privatisation. (Formerly West & North Yorkshire People's Assembly)


Leeds Welfare Fightback

We campaign for a decent system of social security for all, and against benefit cuts, sanctions, attacks on benefits rights of those with long-term illness or disability; mandatory "treatments" and other inappropriate "work related activities", including substitution of paid jobs with unpaid labour of claimants; low pay and insecure work conditions; attacks on social housing; age discrimination and discrimination based on nationality in the welfare system. We also demand recognition and support for the vital unwaged work done by carers and parents.


Leodis Community Project

Leodis Community Project. Empowering local community members into a more successful life.


Ray of Hope UK

Ray of Hope UK is a charity organisation that was originally set up in Southern Africa's very own Botswana. We aim to raise funds for children that need an education, as well as allow them to believe their dreams can come true.


Schumacher North

Schumacher North is an open forum for advancing ideas, and practical initiatives, that will help to bring about the transition to a just, sustainable and convivial society


Stand Up to Racism

A local campaigning anti-racist group linked to Stand Up to Racism nationally. No to Islamophobia and anti-Semitism. Yes to multiculturalism and diversity. Migrants and Refugees welcome here.


Tidal

Tidal works to support, coordinate and grow global activism in Leeds. We believe that strong, diverse and united grassroots movements are vital to sustainable change, and it's our mission to help global justice activists in this city be as effective as possible.


Unite The Union - Leeds Community Branch

Unite Community is a response to the ConDem attacks on our class and community. We are here to support our community and ensure a strong fight back.